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Come out of the pandemic with a solid data strategy: six success factors

July 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic took everyone by surprise, but companies with well-developed data strategies have been more adaptable to changing consumer behaviors and the impact of lockdown restrictions. These nimble, data-driven companies are connecting with customers and communities in innovative ways, seizing new opportunities for creating meaningful experiences, staying profitable, and driving growth.

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Know the What, When and How to Reach Your Best Customers.

July 6, 2020

​The majority of retail sales in the U.S. still occur in physical stores; but online shopping continues to grow. As a result of COVID-19, even more people are moving toward online shopping, seeking contactless shopping experiences. By 2023, eCommerce sales are expected to grow to 300 million online shoppers, or 91% of the U.S. population.

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Devices Don’t Shop – People Do

April 7, 2020

Marketers strive to understand customers by achieving single, unified profiles of them. When consumers began using multiple devices to engage with a brand, the goal became more challenging. Cross-device identification (XDID) changes everything.

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Social Media AI Is Your Best Tool And Worst Enemy When It Comes To CX

July 26, 2019

Picture this: a customer orders a product from your business and expects it be delivered within a few days. When the delivery doesn’t arrive, she panics. She reached for her phone to place the order, to track the order, and now she’s reaching for it again to inquire to your brand about the delay.

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Social Media Customer Care Best When Both Humans and Bots Are at Play

January 28, 2019

Recent social media platform updates, such as Messenger and chatbots, present both opportunities and threats to a brand’s social care strategy. While enabling AI-driven chatbots can be cost-effective, and provide 24/7 management of high-volume customer inquiries, they can also be damaging to the brand — from creating poor, artificial customer experiences to harming your brand reputation and even creating cyber security problems. That’s why a strategy that implements both bots and human interactions is the best practice for social care.

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Making a difference in the community: food drive

November 16, 2018

With the help of volunteers and sponsors, our vision is to eradicate hunger within the families and individuals in the DuPage County area. We are dedicated to providing food for the hungry, educating the donor community about existing needs, and supporting advocacy efforts for the hungry. We also work hard to encourage volunteerism and the sharing of resources.

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Do you want to Winback Lost Customers?

November 12, 2018

Remembering that not every customer is created equal can be crucial to winning your game of “Winback Hide & Seek.” A number of issues can cause customers to appear to go into hiding, but before seeking them out, you must determine if they are really hiding, waiting for you to seek them out or lost altogether. Looking closer at how your customers have interacted with your brand will help you figure out if they have truly been lost.

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The Past, Present and Future of Social Media in Business

October 10, 2018

It was between 2007 and 2008 when companies started to look at social media, not just as “something young people do,” but as a business channel; an opportunity for a new type of interaction with customers and an innovative way to generate leads. At this point, Facebook built Facebook Pages, which allowed any entity to create a Business Page on Facebook. In addition, Facebook expanded its advertising capabilities and continued work on developing its Mobile App.

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Opportunities and Threats of Social Media Automation

September 24, 2018

Social Media Automation, however, is a fairly new concept, primarily because of how new Social Media is in general as a business tool. Recent feature updates such as Messenger and the deployment of Bots present both opportunities and threats, not only to a customer’s experience but also to a brand’s reputation.

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NCOA sources: one is good, two is better, three is best

August 6, 2018

While it may be true that NCOA is a commodity these days, Alllant Group uses our data wrangling expertise and multi-source data approach to garner
improved results for our customers resulting in
significant cost savings. We achieve this by cleaning the data, using multiple change of address sources, and validating the results using
two 
national consumer data sources.

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